Former Pakistan all-rounder Yasir Arafat has applauded the decision of chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq to drop Ahmed Shehzad and Umar Akmal from the 35-man squad for a training camp in Abbottabad ahead of England tour.
Australia continue their reign at the top of the International Cricket Council One-Day International rankings while New Zealand have claimed the pole position in the shorter format of the game according to the latest update.
Inzamam-ul-Haq now has an important task in front of him as the newly-appointed Pakistan Chief Selector following disappointing Asia Cup and World T20 performances. Jibran Khan Niazi assesses his chances of succeeding.
The Pakistan selection panel headed by former skipper Inzamam-ul-Haq has decided to exclude Ahmed Shehzad, Umar Akmal and Shahid Afridi from the 35-man squad which was named for a training camp ahead of the tour of England.
Former Pakistan skipper Aamir Sohail feels that the Pakistan Cricket Board over the years has failed to prepare a proper strategy to deal with Younis Khan in the wake of his recent behaviour in the Pakistan Cup.
Cricket Australia has announced the international schedule for the Australian team to be played in the upcoming 2016-17 season, including series against South Africa, New Zealand, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.